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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  + phonetic 

Han character[edit]

(radical 61 +3, 6 strokes, cangjie input 心卜女 (PYV), four-corner 90010, composition)

  1. busy, pressed for time
  2. hustling

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 377, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 10334
  • Dae Jaweon: page 703, character 10
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2272, character 16
  • Unihan data for U+5FD9

Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronounciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (忙), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: 明 (4)
Final: 唐
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 莫郎切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/mɑŋ/ /mɑŋ/ /mɑŋ/ /mɑŋ/ /maŋ/ /mɑŋ/ /mɑŋ/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
máng ‹ mang › /*mˤaŋ/ flurried

Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter-Sagart system:

  • Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
  • Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
  • Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
  • Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;
  • Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
12639 0 /*maːŋ/ 同恾方言作茫

Adjective[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin máng)

  1. busy

Verb[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin máng)

  1. to hurry, to rush
  2. to be busy with something

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

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Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

  • 忙殺 (ぼうさつ, bōsatsu)
  • 忙中閑 (ぼうちゅうかん, bōchūkan)

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(mang) (hangeul , revised mang, McCune-Reischauer mang, Yale mang)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(mang, màng, mường)

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